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Movie review: ‘Danny Collins’


Bleecker Street

“I was the real thing once,” opines Al Pacino’s rock star protagonist Danny Collins in a moment of late-in-life crisis. Read more

Movie review: ‘A Girl Like Her’

These days, the mockumentary style is often used for either horror or comedic purposes. But director/writer Amy S. Weber has something else in mind for the often overused format in the gripping, if occasionally less than plausible A Girl Like Her, a film that could be... Read more

Movie review: ‘Get Hard’


Warner Bros.

Get Hard, the prepping-for-prison would-be comedy starring Will Ferrell and comedian-of-the-moment Kevin Hart, is about as funny as life imprisonment without the possibility of parole — or laughter. Read more

Richard Rawlings enforces ‘Dodge Law’


Dodge/YouTube screen grab

Richard Rawlings, owner of Dallas’ Gas Monkey Garage, is a TV star, concert-venue entrepreneur, author and commercial spokesman. Now you can add to that list “TV cop whose par... Read more

Spring TV preview


Robert Akester/Reunion Pictures Inc.

Few viewers will find all of the new spring TV offerings to their liking, but that’s merely because there’s so much variety this year. It’s a treasure trove of choice. Read more

Sutton Foster gets ‘Younger’ in new TV Land show


TV Land

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Movie review: ‘Home’


DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks’ new animated film Home is almost too cute. Read more

Movie review: ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’


Amplify Releasing

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter didn’t really happen. It’s an urban legend. Read more

Fort Worth to get 3-day reality-TV festival



DFW, as you may know, has quite the track record when it comes to reality TV. Kelly Clarkson winning the first American Idol. Ventriloquist Terry Fator winning America’s Got Talent (with Arlington singer Cas Haley as runner-up that ... Read more

The hills are alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ celebrations

Film-Sound of Music-Kids Now


To honor the 50-year milestone, 20th Century Fox is releasing a five-disc Blue-ray/DVD collection, the soundtrack is being re-released, and the film will be screened at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood this week and over 500 movie theaters in April. Read more

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